Hidalgo County, Texas– CBP officers continue to confiscate currency and narcotics at local international bridges. (Smuggling Attempts)
This time the incident took place at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International bridge when they sent a vehicle with a 23-year-old Mexican national to a secondary inspection. As authorities began to examine the vehicle they discovered 18 bundles of American currency with a total value of $214,000 dollars.
The next day at the same bridge, authorities confiscated over 2 million dollars worth of liquid methamphetamine hidden within a vehicle.
On Sunday, federal agents confiscated over 3 million dollars of liquid meth.
Three suspects were arrested and are being processed.